SIGNED to the title page by Mr. Hayword. Stated first edition with number line to one. As new, unclipped, unread and not remaindered. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Small bump to the foot of the spine. Dustjacket is very lightly bumped to extremities with very minor shelfwear to show. Now protected in brodart jacket. Author's first novel after the publication of a collection of short stories.